Posts Tagged "Wiesbaden Area"

Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

See the Russian State Ballet perform Tschaikowsky’s legendary masterpiece Nutcracker with a 30-piece orchestra at Kurhaus Wiesbaden on December 22 at 6 p.m. Admission starts at €67. For more information… Read more

Wiesbaden Studio ZR6 Christmas Market

Enjoy a variety of culinary delights as well as a family-friendly live program at a Christmas market at Studio ZR6  in Wiesbaden on December 15 from 2 p.m. Admission is… Read more

Anglican Evensong

Four times a year St. Augustine’s offers Anglican Evensong – a beautiful, traditional service of hymns, readings, prayers and canticles, much of which is chanted or sung. It has become… Read more

Night of Music

Pop meets classic at Night of Music including a 70-piece orchestra at Wiesbaden’s Kurhaus on December 13 and 14. Admission starts at €34. For more information go to www.wiesbaden.de  Photo… Read more

Night of Music

Pop meets classic at Night of Music including a 70-piece orchestra at Wiesbaden’s Kurhaus on December 13 and 14. Admission starts at €34. For more information go to www.wiesbaden.de  Photo… Read more

Grindelwald Schlittelbahn — World’s longest sled ride

Story by Ronnie Juhans Featured image by FS Stock / Shutterstock.com As Old Man Winter will be visiting us soon, the skiers and snowboarders are anxiously awaiting the opening of… Read more

Wiesbaden-Rambach Christmas Market

Enjoy a variety of culinary delights as well as an arts and crafts market at Wiesbaden-Rambach Christmas market on December 7 from 2 p.m. Admission is free. For more information… Read more

Christmas Stollen

Story by Nicole Karsch-Meibom Photo by Bochkarev Photography / Shutterstock.com If you haven’t tasted it yet, go ahead! Stollen — or German Christmas bread — is a holiday season must-have…. Read more

German Plätzchen recipes

Germans love Christmas Cookies so much that they designated an entire word to it: “Plätzchen.“ This means if you’re looking for cookies anytime between January and October, they’re “Kekse” but… Read more

Wiesbaden-Sonnenberg Christmas Market

Visit the historical Christmas market on Wiesbaden’s Talstraße in Sonnenberg on December 1. Admission is free. For more information go to www.wiesbaden.de  Photo by FamVeld / Shutterstock.com

Torch Hike with Mulled Wine

Join a guided hike with fire torches through beautifully eerie fruit tree meadows along scenic views to Wiesbaden’s Rhine Riverside on November 29 from 7 p.m. The group meets at… Read more

Wiesbaden Shooting Star Market

‘Tis the season! Christmas Markets are blossoming all over the country and with them come baked goods “Gebäck”, mulled wine “Glühwein”, Christmas music and a colorful arts and crafts market…. Read more

Winter Flea Market Hampel und Strampel e.V.

Visit the kids’ stuff flea market at Vereinshaus Breckenheim in Wiesbaden on November 24 for toys, clothes and more for your little bundle of joy. Pregnant women get in first… Read more

Symphony Concert “The Titan”

The Symphony Orchestra Rhein Main will perform at Casino Gesellschaft in Wiesbaden on November 23 from 5 p.m. Admission costs €28. For more information go to www.wiesbaden.de Photo by Stokkete… Read more

Sweeney Todd at the English Theatre

Photos by Martin Kaufhold The English Theatre in Frankfurt, the largest English language theatre in continental Europe, was founded in 1979 by three Americans and one South African and has… Read more

Würzburg For Foodies

Würzburg, a Franconian gem, was founded in the 10th century and is known today as a charming, lively university town overflowing with wineries and churches. Although the majority of Würzburg… Read more

Weimar – cultural capital of the 18th century

Let Weimar’s rich cultural and literary history enchant you during a cozy weekend away. Here’s the thing: I love historical figures. There’s just something about learning what inspired humans to become who… Read more

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The one and only Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is the biggest and most famous event in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with over six million people attending every year.

Wine, Castles and a Carriage Ride

Make an ordinary weekend to a very extraordinary one! Take a horse and carriage ride through the Rheingau vineyard, while sipping Riesling wine and castle hopping.

International Delights at the Whisky Museum in Kirn

The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.

Become an Adventurer at Gondwana Prähistorium

“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure” were my friend’s first words when we left and it really was. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium sums up the history of the… Read more

Fleckenstein Castle hike; Alsace

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer The German-French border is the perfect hiking getaway, boasting beautiful trails, 12th century historic architecture and best of all, it’s right on our doorstep. The Alsace… Read more

Lambic: Belgium’s Magical Beer

by Nate Cairney It took me a while to try a lambic beer. This wasn’t because I doubted it would be good — lambic lovers I knew swore by the… Read more

Rotterdam: One of Europe’s Brilliant Cities

by Nate Cairney contributing writer (featured image) Rotterdam, Netherlands, skyline with harbor. A major logistic and economic centre, Rotterdam is Europe’s largest port with a population of currently 633,471 inhabitants…. Read more

Glan River Canoe Adventure

by Ronnie Juhans Canoeing is one of those outdoor activities that compares to hiking when it comes to a relaxing day outdoors. A peaceful ride on the river with overhanging… Read more

Eat Healthy

Paleo, vegan, low carb – healthy nutrition has become a part of society in the form of various nutrition concepts. And they all claim to be the healthiest way to… Read more

Packing Essentials for Travel

Essential Things You Need On Your Packing List

There are a few things that every suitcase or backpack should have in it before you set off.

Dolomites: Welcome To Your Italian Adventure

Story by Nate Cairney In northern Italy, where the massive Dolomite mountains dominate the land, you can find a different sort of country. This is adventure Italy. Adventure Italy gets… Read more

Actress: Hannah Dean. Photographer: Faye Thomas

Things to Know about Swimming Pools & Lakes in Germany

With the weather finally starting to warm up, Germany’s many public pools and lakes are open for business. Here are a few of the rules and etiquette that can help you make the most of your time cooling off.

Medieval Charm at Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg makes a perfect place for a day trip with all its beauty, history and more. If you haven’t been before or would like to know the highlights, here is a personal walk through this endearing town.

Super Simple Swaps to Help the Planet and Save Money

With our planet slowly falling apart, we see words like ‘zero waste’ and ‘sustainability’ floating around the internet and feel guilt-tripped by people with 2 oz. waste jars that hold… Read more

Northern Wales: small place, big adventure

by Nate Cairney Let’s begin in the ivy-shrouded tea room at river’s edge. Located near one end of the ancient stone bridge that spans the river from the valley village… Read more

Thassos: Not your typical Greek island

Story and photos by Nate Cairney Thassos, a Greek island in the north Aegean Sea, is like something from a dream. It is April, and the sea is warm enough… Read more

Finding the best Belgian chocolates: A beautiful mystery

Story by Nate Cairney, featured image by Barbara Dudzinska / shutterstock.com The words “Belgian chocolate” stir the imagination in a way that few other phrases do. You picture rows of… Read more

Trier to Koblenz: Eco biking adventure

Story by Ronnie Juhans Eco adventures are the combination of adventurous activities with environmentally responsible awareness. Destinations and activities vary widely and can be anything from floating on a raging… Read more

Hiking & backpacking in Switzerland

Story by Ronnie Juhans Backpacking during spring and summer breaks is a great way to experience Europe on a budget for many students around the world. Staying at hostels or… Read more

700 Years of Art History in Frankfurt

The Städel Museum in Frankfurt houses 3,100 paintings, 660 sculptures, 4,600 photographs and more than 100,000 drawings and prints. Germany’s most important cultural community foundation also has a spot on the… Read more

The GREATest BRITAIN Road Trip Part 6: The West Coast of Scotland

The GREATest BRITAIN Road Trip, my favorite destinations in England, Wales and Scotland: read part 1 about Bruges, Dover, Stonehenge here, part 2 about the Roman City Bath here, part 3… Read more

Things to do in Dublin

The capital of the Republic of Ireland has lots to offer from riverside views, ancient Celtic history and what might just be the most beautiful library in the world. Dublin… Read more

Survival Guide to Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day History & Gift Ideas

Stuck for inspiration? Use our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide to ensure you are prepared to create a very special day for your loved one.